Martha and Mootee, a Malamute, join BARK and are listening to children at
Nuffer Elementary in Norwalk.
12/09/08 BARK distributes Pirates of the Caribbean
books from Book Buddies to fifth-graders at Henry and MacArthur
12/05/08 Twelve BARK dogs, Six BARK students,
and four Guide dogs of America
puppies walk in the 2008 Seal Beach Christmas Parade.
Groucho helps with a service/therapy dog and animal disaster presentation to
Girl Scouts in Manhattan Beach.
Groucho helps Bark put on another service/therapy dog presentation to 160
third-graders at Burnett Elementary in Long Beach.
10/26/08 Marianne and
Varekai, a labrador retriever, join BARK and are listening to children at Swain
and Luther Elementary Schools in Cypress.
10/17/08 Groucho, Rusti, and
Amiko helped with a presentation about service/therapy dogs to four third-grade
classes at Monroe Elementary in Lakewood.
10/10/08 Erin and
Hammy, an English Bulldog, join BARK. They will be listening to students
at Bryant Elementary.
10/10/8 Groucho and Rusti
helped with three presentations about service/therapy dogs for third-graders at
MacArthur Elementary.They are reading "Rugby and Rosie"
about a family raising a guide dog puppy.
9/22/08 Just a few of the hundreds of stuffed dogs
my aunt and uncle, Joanne and Ralph Belenot, have collected while at
garage sales and flea markets in the valley. The dogs are given
to each student at the end of their eight-week BARK session.
9/17/08 Sandra and Charlie, a King Charles Cavalier
Spaniel, join BARK.They are listening to kids at Lee Elementary in Los
9/15/08 Vicki and Becka, a white Shepherd mix, join
BARK. They are listening to students at Naples Elementary in Long
9/01/08 Linda (TDI evaluator) and Rowdy, a Pit
Bull Terrier, join BARK and are listening at Ward Elementary in Downey.
Yvette and Tower, a Golden Retriever, join BARK. They are listening
at MacArthur Elementary in Lakewood.
Cathy and PT, a Basset Hound, join BARK and are listening to kids read at
Huntington Beach Central Library.
and Bill, with their Labradoodle, Yoda, join BARK. They listen to kids at Henry
and MacArthur Elementary Schools.
BARK helps distribute 1,000 brand new books - donated by Book Buddies
- to each student at Roosevelt Elementary.
6/12/08 Book Buddies donates and BARK helps deliver
and distribute over 1,200 brand new books to each student at Bryant
Elementary (Long Beach) and Foster Elementary (Compton) on the last day of
BARK attends VIPS (volunteers in public schools) luncheon at Bryant Elementary.
BARK (Rusti and Groucho) attends Roosevelt Open
5/08/08 BARK partners with BOOK BUDDIES.
5/08/08 BARK facilitates presentation of books,
posters, and bookmarks from Gena Bartrom to four Long Beach elementary schools
for Be Kind to Animals Week.
4/01/08 BARK article in Beachcomber Magazine.
3/08/08 BARK attends Read Across America Day at
2/08/08 Mary and Willow join
BARK. They are listening to children at Willard Elementary.
1/15/08 Mack joins BARK and will be a substitute
listener when needed.
1/12/08 BARK attends Long Beach Education Fair.
BARK starts at Roosevelt Elementary with Rusti.
12/07 BARK dogs attend Bryant Elementary winter
11/07 Paloma and Amiko join BARK at Bryant
10/07 Bette and Rusti join BARK at Bryant
9/07 Groucho starts BARK program at Bryant